BENNY REID, saxophonist, composer, and educator is a Concord Records Recording Artist and endorser of Selmer Saxophones, Vandoren, Novation, Focusrite and Applied Microphones.
He has played with numerous acclaimed artists and bands including Frankie Valli, Bon Jovi, Fergie, The Temptations, Buddy Rich Band, Chico O’Farrill Band, Max Weinberg, among others. As a composer, his music has been featured in the Major Motion Pictures “The Big Sick” (2017) and “Get On Up” (2014) and on major networks including CBS, NBC, FOX, HBO, Showtime, Netflix, Esquire, USA, TV Land, and others. Reid has composed and performed music for major brands such as Gevalia Coffee, Mercedes, QVC, Panera Bread, Dunkin’ Donuts, Sprint, 76 Gas, Blackberry, Booking.com, Snyder’s Pretzels, Quiznos, USPS, JibJab.com, and Fidelity. He currently leads his own group around the world and has released two albums on the Concord label to critical acclaim.